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Child Development

Child Development

Course title:


OCR Cambridge National L1/L2 – Child Development


Exam board: OCR

Available grades: L1 – Pass-L2 Distinction*

Content overview:

RO18: Health and wellbeing for child development

RO19: Understand the equipment and nutritional needs of children from birth to five years

RO20: Understand the development of a child from birth to 5 years



RO18: Externally assessed exam 

RO19: Centre assessed task 

R020: Centre assessed task 


Skills required to be successful: Interest in child care and a child’s development Ability to work independently on assignment based tasks Ability to conduct independent researchEvaluation skills to access the credibility of the claims people make 

Further study links: Level 3 health and social care 
Level 3 child development 

Career opportunities: There are a huge range of careers linked to the child development sector, some of these include:

  • Child Life Specialist
  • Parent Educator
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Nursery Workers
  • Midwifery